POLICE SHOOT MAN IN THE BACK: WHO WAS WALTER SCOTT?

09 Apr 2015 7:51 AM | D'Adrea Davie (Administrator)

(CNN)The world learned his name after he was killed by a South Carolina police officer.

But in his life, 50-year-old Walter Scott was also the father of four children and served in the Coast Guard, his brother said.

"He was outgoing -- loved everybody, (was) very known in the community and got along with everybody," brother Anthony Scott told CNN's Don Lemon. "All the family loves him, and his kids loved him."

It's unclear why Walter Scott decided to run away from Officer Michael Slager after a traffic stop Saturday morning. Anthony Scott said his brother had had trouble with child support, but he wasn't prone to violence. READ MORE

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